Humans are so creative, they have been sculpting statues after people, animals and many other things for centuries, like the Colossus of Rhodes and the Statue of Liberty. These gigantic monuments have become iconic symbols of humankind’s artistry.
Statues can be found in nearly every city on Earth, but not every statue is as meaningful as one of Martin Luther King, Jr. or Greyfriar’s Bobby. Today we’re focusing on the weirdest statues, the most bizarre ones, the “why the hell did they make this?!” kind of a statue, ones which make you scratch your head.
There’s a statue for almost everything. For example, if you’re a huge fan of the rock band Queen, there’s a Freddie Mercury statue that you can visit at Place du Marché, Montreux, Switzerland .
If you want to see the statue of a man getting his hair cut encased in bronze, there’s a statue for that too in Wangfujing Street, Bejing, China.
Here are some of the most popular and weird statues from around the world. This top 10 list is perfect for world travelers as they find some new and lesser-known places and corners of cities to visit on your next vacation.